Speaker: Kay Rhoads, Principal Chief of Sac & Fox
Serving her second term as Principal Chief of the Sac & Fox, Rhoads is one of the few women leading a Native American Nation. One of her focus areas is to improve the lives of Native American women by stopping the violence against women among the Nation’s enrollment of 3,000 members stretching across three counties.
Rhoads is also focused on education and economic development. She has a strong background in working with disability programs. health programs, and leadership training, and has conducted training in leadership and business management for various organizations. Rhoads has served on several national, regional and state boards and committees.